COVID-19 updates for co-op students

  • Learn about changes to the Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021 and Spring 2021 work terms, including: 
    • Flexible pathways in place to help you complete your work term
    • Updated hiring and interview procedures
    • Current University travel policies and remote work guidelines
    • Resources to help you search for work in light of the current climate
  • Have you been asked to work remotely? We've put together six great tips to help you navigate this transition as a co-op student.
  • For other campus-wide announcements, visit the University's COVID-19 website.

Welcome Waterloo co-op students!

Explore careers, gain experience and earn money through North America's largest co-op program.

Our students are some of the best and brightest, and our employers know it! One thing is for sure: co-op at Waterloo exists because of YOU and your talent.

Now that you're here, we're committed to helping you have the most positive co-op experience possible. Visit the sections below to help you on your way.

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  1. Jan. 30, 2020Coronavirus update
  2. Jan. 8, 2021Major component of first Employer Impact Awards aided by exemplary work of CEE co-op student
    Simon sitting at computer giving thumbs up

    By Namish Modi

    Upon graduation, Simon Raiff looks to work in video production, editing, and creation.

    Raiff’s co-op role as a Video Content Development Associate with Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) at the University of Waterloo helped shape what promises to be a bright future.

  3. Oct. 19, 2020Sharpen up your video skills for a chance at $500
    Student on their computer for a virtual video marketing course

    As a University of Waterloo student, here is your chance to display exemplary video development skills as part of a competition sponsored by a partnering local organization.

    Kitchener-based video and business platform Vidyard is awarding $500 to the most inspiring video created by a Waterloo student as part of the Vidyard Video Challenge.

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